President Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen has been sentenced to 3 years in prison for his white collar crimes. In addition he is to forfeit $500k, a restitution of $1.4 Million, and a fine of $50k. He will be turning himself in on March 6th to officially start his sentence so the good news is he has one last Christmas with his family before he is locked up. Cohen pleaded guilty to 8 criminal counts brought on by federal prosecutors. He also pleaded guilty to one count of campaign finance violations brought on by the Mueller team. He received two months time for that.
We got a foreshadowing of what was to come for Cohen when the US District Judge William Pauley described the crimes that Cohen had pleaded guilty to as "a veritable smorgasbord of fraudulent conduct" before announcing his sentence.
What do you think President Trump is thinking? Is he thinking after hearing Cohen's sentencing, "good, he didn't say much on me". If Cohen even had anything on Trump, and he told Mueller, don't you think he would have gotten a lesser sentence? Now we've seen Cohen turn on Trump throughout this whole process saying things like "I have been living in a personal and mental incarceration ever since the day that I accepted the offer to work for a real estate mogul whose business acumen that I deeply admired."
Several other Trump officials have pleaded guilty during Mueller's investigation, such as Michael Flynn, Paul Manafort, and George Papadopoulos. Cohen though was the one who had known President Trump the longest...
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